Thomas Goldsmith

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Dr. Thomas Goldsmith is an independent researcher and policy consultant collaborating with the Brookfield Institute. Tom works with innovation-focused organizations to help them understand public policy, and create coalitions and partnerships to help build an inclusive innovation economy in Canada. Tom was previously Policy Director, Innovation and Technology for the Toronto Region Board of Trade. Before moving to Canada, Tom led the digital trade policy workstream for techUK, the UK’s largest technology business association, and was a policy adviser for the Royal Society, the UK’s national academy of sciences. Tom holds a Ph.D. in History from the University of East Anglia.

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Mar 22, 2022

An on-the-ground insights report on the state of technology adoption in Canada’s construction industry and what can be done to increase it
Laying Foundations: Technological Maturity in Canada’s Construction Sector

Feb 23, 2022

Insights + recommendations on how moonshot innovation policy can help solve our world’s most pressing collective challenges and strengthen our economy.
Canada’s Moonshot: Solving grand challenges through transformational innovation

Jun 16, 2021

Increasing digital technology adoption and skills among Canada's SMEs could have a significant, positive impact on Canada's wider economy.
Picking up Speed: Digital Maturity in Canadian SMEs and Why Increasing it Matters

Apr 14, 2021

How can a moonshot approach to innovation policy harness Canada's strengths and resources to help solve our most pressing collective challenges?
Canada’s Moonshot: Solving grand challenges through transformational innovation
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